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Ilha da Culatra

Olhao, Portugal
+351 912 345 678
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“local ferry” (10 reviews)
“fishing village” (16 reviews)
“atlantic side” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Olhao, Portugal
CONTACT
+351 912 345 678
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"local ferry"
in 10 reviews
"fishing village"
in 16 reviews
"atlantic side"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 18 reviews
"boat trip"
in 27 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 9 reviews
"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"light house"
in 4 reviews
"short ferry"
in 5 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 8 reviews
"golden sands"
in 4 reviews
"peace and quiet"
in 5 reviews
"euros return"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"can walk for miles"
in 4 reviews
"wooden walkway"
in 4 reviews
"seafood"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the ferry from Faro (6 euro per person,return), walked for 20 mins along the boardwalk to the other side of the island to the beach (beautiful views ) .Beautiful, wide beach, incredibly clean sand, clear water with a beautiful color .On the beach...More

1  Thank alexandra3m6
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Captain Steve’s excursion. Really cool island with the freshest seafood there is. Can be busy if you go on a large organised trip, but we visited one of the quiet eating places. Eat with the locals when you can.

Thank Alan T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ferry over from Olhao, walked for 20 mins along the boardwalk to the other side of the island to the beach. Then back for lunch in Culatra before taking the afternoon ferry back.

1  Thank BigH2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was worth the trip. This fisher island is like paradise. We were there in July. It was hot but the sea had a good temperature so that we could swim. Great island to visit for one day and to take advantage of the quietness...More

3  Thank Anne B
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry from Olhao - 3.75 return per person and takes 30 minutes on the way there, but 60 minutes on the way back as it calls at Farol. After disembarking initially walk through the very small town - with a few restaurants...More

7  Thank Nickynoodle1278
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was our third visit to the beautiful island of Culatra which is part of the Ria Formosa. The long, golden sands and peaceful environment make it a perfect place to escape the crowds. There is a lighthouse / small harbour plus a few fisherman...More

2  Thank davidwilliambarnes
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice little houses with walkways between. Beautiful shrubs. There’s a lovely beach but we have walking difficulties and with the heat didn’t venture to it. Our friends said it was amazing.

Thank frogladybg
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Beautiful unspoiled beach edged with scenic sand dunes. We strolled 2 miles along the shore to the light house at the end of the island, beach combing and finding beautiful shells. We went in early May and the weather was wonderful and the beach nearly...More

2  Thank Carolyn G
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We visited Ilha da Culatra on a boat trip from Faro, it was delightful. Some nice restaurants and a walk through the village takes you to a lovely beach. The harbour is also worth strolling around.

Thank vacationgirl58
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Ferry ride, then walk through the village then along the walkway over the park area and arrive at Culatra beach, go left and enjoy a beach day or turn right and have a leisurely walk along to Farol, I never get tired of the islands...More

Thank johnhp702
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ruthL36
21 March 2018|
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Response from jean0124 | Reviewed this property |
From Olhao the ferry take roughly 15/20mins
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Carole H
24 January 2018|
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Response from Grethel C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its possible to rent in Culatra island, also in Farol and Armona.
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sangobeg
29 August 2016|
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Response from Neide C | Reviewed this property |
You can get a ferry boat from Faro near the mercado. Not expensive €2-€5.
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